CAT Participating Institutes 2024: Check Complete List of MBA Colleges

The CAT Exam is a national-level management entrance examination organized by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on a rotational basis every year for admissions into various MBA courses, PGDM courses, and other management courses offered by the IIMs and other top business schools in India such as SPJIMR, FMS, MDI, NITIE, etc.

Overview CAT Exam

CAT Exam Particulars CAT Exam Details
CAT Full Form Common Admission Test (CAT)
Conducting Institute IIM Bangalore
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once a year
CAT Eligibility Criteria Minimum Graduation with 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ST students)
Number of Test Cities 150

List Of CAT Participating Institutes 2024

Institutes PGP/MBA Seats PGP Courses
IIM Ahmedabad 385 PGP, PGP-FABM, ePGD-ABA (ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics)
IIM Bangalore 430 MBA, MBA-Business Analytics, MBA-HRM, EMBA
IIM Calcutta 210 MBA
IIM Kozhikode 375 PGP, PGP-BL, PGP-F, PGP-LSM, EPGP Kochi
IIM Raipur 210 PGP
IIM Rohtak 240 PGP, EPGDSM
IIM Visakhapatnam 60 PGP, PGPEx, PGPDGM
IIM Trichy 180 PGPM & PGPM-HR
IIM Sambalpur 120 MBA, Executive MBA
IIM Ranchi 240 PGP, PGP-HRM, PGP (Business Analytics)
IIM Bodhgaya 120 PGP
IIM Sirmaur 60 MBA, MBA (T&HM), ExMBA (Digital Transformation & Analytics)
IIM Jammu 120 MBA
IIM Amritsar 60 MBA, MBA-Business Analytics, MBA-HRM, EMBA
IIM Shillong 120 PGP, PGPEX, MBA (WE)
IIM Kashipur 210 MBA, MBA (Analytics), EMBA, EMBAA (Executive Master of Business Administration Analytics)
IIM Nagpur 130 MBA, MBA (Executive)
IIM Indore 451 PGP, PGP-HRM, MSDSM (Master of Science in Data Science and Management)

Private Institutes/Colleges For 2024

Serial Number CAT Exam Top Colleges 2024
1 Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad
2 SP Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai
3 TAPMI Manipal
4 Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon
5 Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB)
6 K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
7 LIBA Chennai
8 Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
9 Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysore
10 Prin LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai

Government Institutes

Here is the table of top government Institutes accepting CAT scores in 2024

Serial Number Top CAT Exam College List
1 Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi
2 Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
3 NITIE Mumbai
4 Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi
5 MNNIT Allahabad
6 Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal
7 Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (DMS, IIT Delhi)
8 National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad
9 Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management, Kolkata


The CAT Examination is a management entrance exam conducted by IIM annually for admissions into various MBA, PGDM, and management courses offers by various IIMs and top business schools in India.

Here in this post, we explained the list of CAT Participating Institutes in detail.

All the best for your examinations!

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